Rice Noodles with Sausage

Rice noodles with sausageI’ve been on a rice noodle kick this past week. Target is down the street from my office, so I popped in during the work day and picked up some Thai rice noodles.

This is a quick and elegant dish, good for lunch or dinner.

I had some herbs from our buildings herb garden that I snipped a few days earlier, and I used the parsley in the mix as a colorful garnish. A sprinkling of red pepper flakes add heat and subtle touches of color as well.

Ingredients:

1.5 sausages (I recommend ones with hot flavoring)
1 fistful of dry rice noodles
sesame oil
red pepper flakes
ponzu
parsley

Boil water in a pot, then cook the noodles until al dente (about 4-6 min.). Drain and set aside.

Squeeze the sausage out of its casing so that it comes out in chunks into a pan, then saute the sausage.

Combine the noodles and sausage with sesame oil, pepper flakes and ponzu to taste. Serve with parsley as garnish.

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